Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference to Focus on Diversity

When the single-largest gathering of Michigan’s tourism industry convenes March 27-29 in Grand Rapids, it will be more than an opportunity to network and sharpen knowledge. The Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism will shed light on diversity – a topic top-of-mind throughout business and society....

Leading the Leaders: Facilitators keep company meetings on track

Betsy Williams, a facilitator and training specialist at Northwestern Michigan College’s Training Services, likens business meetings to gold. “We have all these valuable resources in the same room,” she said. “We need to treat that meeting time very specially and carefully…with an effective agenda, the tools and...

Paying for Employee Travel Time? Consider These Factors

When is travel time considered work time? Employers need to consider several factors when deciding when and if to pay for travel time. In this article we will explore what the Department of Labor (DOL) considers as “hours worked” when a non-exempt employee is traveling....